Sochi, Russia: Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg take their Formula One fight to untested ground at the Russian Grand Prix this weekend, with the circuit still recovering from the horrific crash of Jules Bianchi last week.
Hamilton leads his Mercedes teammate by 10 points going into the race in Sochi, the Black Sea resort that hosted the Winter Olympics in February. With four races and 125 points still at stake, the title will not be decided at the Sochi Autodrom around the Olympic Park. But Mercedes can seal the constructors' title with a victory by one of its drivers, who will be the favorites.
In Japan, Bianchi is in critical but stable condition after suffering a severe head injury when his Marrussia car ploughed into a recovery crane at the Suzuka course during rainy conditions.